News in 2014
- Dr Toity Deave leads on two new awarded grants 7 October 2014 Success for Dr Toity Deave who has been awarded two new grants, one from the Big Lottery and the other from Public Health.
- Development of a new breastfeeding assessment tool and the relationship with breastfeeding self-efficacy 13 August 2014 Objective: to develop a breast feeding assessment tool to facilitate improved targeting of optimum positioning and attachment advice and to describe the changes seen following the release of a tongue-tie.
- The importance of early nutrition 31 July 2014 This paper combines all the published papers form the ALSPAC study (Children of the 90s) looking at diet and growth during infancy. Some major themes have immerged that help us to identify where infant feeding practices may go wrong.
- Published report of the First-aid Advice and Safety Training 7 April 2014 Most injuries in preschool children occur at home, and many are preventable. Parenting programmes, supporting parents to make changes to their behaviour, have been shown to improve outcomes in children.
- Tongue Tie team publish paper 24 March 2014 A randomised trial comparing early frenotomy with usual care in mild–moderate tongue-tie showed that mothers could sustain breastfeeding of infants with tongue-tie for 5 days without a frenotomy.
- Dr Carol Joinson awarded Medical Research Council Grant 27 January 2014 Dr Carol Joinson of the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol has been awarded a Medical Research Council (MRC) research grant to study incontinence in children and adolescents.